Center City PCS’ small neighborhood-based schools infuse academics with character, excellence, and service to provide a high-quality, well-rounded education for its students.
Our students are representative of the diversity and character of Washington, DC. Our families speak multiple languages and come from various backgrounds, and our students have a multitude of skills and talents that we, as schools, work to develop and nurture.
As the first Catholic-to-charter school conversion in the United States, Center City PCS is a new entity, unaffiliated with the Archdiocese, which provides a free public education to DC’s families. With a focus on the communities that we serve, our schools are named after their neighborhoods:
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